Attractions Nearby Myrtle Beach, Day Trips and Excursions
(Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - SC, USA)
The surrounding areas and districts of Myrtle Beach offer visitors a range of both natural and manmade attractions. Local nature and wildlife can be explore at Alligator Adventure, while a safari jeep tour of the area can provide a fascinating insight into the history of Myrtle Beach, a good way to enhance your holiday experience.
Once you have firmly got a feel for this coastal paradise, you can then take advantage of the dozens of golf courses dotted in and around Myrtle Beach. If you are not a fan of the game, skating is on hand, while fishing is a popular alternative, with a trip to Cherry Grove Fishing Pier a highlight.
Carolina Safari Jeep Tours
Address: 606-65th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29572, USA
Tel: +1 843 497 5330
Get to know the Myrtle Beach region on a safari jeep tour of the local surroundings. The informative tour includes a guide who will enlighten you about local history and nature as well as answering your questions. During the three-hour tour you can learn about the legends and myths that shroud Myrtle Beach, visit monuments of significant historical interest and explore salt marshes and rice plantations.
Open hours: daily, tour times vary
Address: Highway 17, Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29582, USA
Tel: +1 843 361 0789
Home to over 800 alligators as well as tortoises, exotic birds, komodo dragons, snakes and frogs, Alligator Adventure is the largest reptile park in the world. Passes are valid for two days and allow you to learn about the reptiles' natural habitats and feeding habits. The boardwalk and serpent house are among the attractions.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 21:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discounts for children and seniors, children under three free
Paradise Skate Center
Address: 3061 Newcastle Loop, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29588-4502, USA
Tel: +1 843 650 7655
Popular among the younger generation, Surfside Beach boasts this large skating facility that is ideal for large groups or parties. Music and games as well as a snack bar and skate rentals are all on offer here to make your skating trip one to remember.
Open hours: Tuesday - 18:30 to 20:30, Friday - 19:00 to 23:00, Saturday - 13:00 to 22:30, Sunday - 13:00 to 16:00
Cherry Grove Fishing Pier
Address: 3500 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29582-1720, USA
Tel: +1 843 249 1625
The 985-foot / 300-meter long pier is one of the area's most popular places to fish. Those who are not interested in dipping their rods into the Atlantic might prefer to relax and enjoy the ocean views from the two-floor viewing deck. The biggest tiger shark ever caught was reeled in here and the pier is famous for several other fishing records, making it the ideal location to try your hand at making a prize catch.
Hawaiian Rumble Golf
Address: 3210 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29582-4751, USA
Tel: +1 843 458 2585
Located about 12 miles / 19 km from Myrtle Beach, Hawaiian Rumble Golf is one of the area's most popular golfing attractions. The miniature golf course offers players of all levels of ability challenges, but is considered by some to be unsuitable for young children who are easily frightened as the course in centered on a realistic 40-foot / 12-meter manmade volcano that erupts every 20 minutes!
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 00:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children